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  • Mountain bikers eye $1 million in 'toughest race on earth'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mountain bikers tempted by the $1 million (£592,154) in prize money up for grabs in a new South African endurance race are given a warning before they sign up: "This could change your life, or end it". Teams of two will have to...
  • Angry Dowsett storms to time trial gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Alex Dowsett channelled his anger at being left out of the team for this year's Tour de France to win gold in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. In the absence of England's Olympic time trial...
  • Belkin strike it lucky with Dutch lottery sponsorship

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A sponsorship deal with the Dutch national lottery operator guaranteed the Belkin cycling team's future on Wednesday. The Lotto company will become the main sponsor of both the professional cycling team and a Dutch speedskating...
  • Pictures in the News | July 25, 2014

     
    Our daily selection of images from around the world....
  • Cycling's connection to Carroll County includes clubs and races in 1800s [Eagle Archives]

    Cycling's connection to Carroll County includes clubs and races in 1800s [Eagle Archives]
    According to the website for the Le Tour de France (Letour.com), the final, 21st stage of this year's 101st edition of the famed European bicycle race will take place on July 27. For the riders, it will mark the end of a journey of 3,664 kilometers,...
  • Rogers's switch in focus pays off with Tour stage win

    BAGNERES DE LUCHON France (Reuters) - Michael Rogers abandoned his dream of winning a grand tour to target more reasonable goals and his shift of ambition paid off on Tuesday when he won the 16th stage of the Tour de France. The Australian Tinkoff-Saxo...
  • Pinot climbs to third as Bardet, Van Garderen struggle

    BAGNERES DE LUCHON France (Reuters) - Romain Bardet had promised to "blow up the race", but it was Thibaut Pinot who set off the fireworks on the ascent to the Port de Bales on Tuesday's 16th stage of the Tour de France. Pinot, who climbed to third in...
  • Bardet, Van Garderen suffer as Rogers wins Stage 16

    PERIGUEUX France (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin. Italian Nibali...
  • Jaguar builds F-Type to support Tour de France team [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Jaguar, Luxury The Tour de France is typically a two-wheeled affair, dominated by cyclists yearning to capture the prestigious yellow jersey. While the 2014 event winds its way through Europe, Stage 20 will...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 7/23 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 17(Saint Guadens to Saint Lary Soulan Pla d’Adet).--NBCSN 10 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Truck Series practice (in New Weston, Ohio).--FS1 11:30 a.m.    Basketball: WNBA: Connecticut at Washington.--CSN, NBA...
  • Wiggins to focus on team pursuit

    (Reuters) - Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins plans to concentrate on the team pursuit event in the velodrome and will not ride in any road races at the Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Thursday. The 34-year-old, winner of the 2012 Tour...
  • Pinot plays down Bardet rivalry ahead of Pyrenees

    CARCASSONNE France (Reuters) - Thibaut Pinot has played down an all-French rivalry with fellow youngster Romain Bardet by saying his compatriot is not his biggest threat for a rare home podium finish on the Tour de France. Pinot, who is fourth just...